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Class: Earth. Type: Magnetosphere. Nation: Germany. Agency: Germany(GRS A).

German Research Satellite A; examined Van Allen belts, solar particles, aurora.


Specification

Total Mass: 71 kg.


AZUR Chronology


08 November 1969 Azur Launch Site: Vandenberg . Launch Vehicle: Scout B. Mass: 71 kg. Perigee: 373 km. Apogee: 2,127 km. Inclination: 102.7 deg.

German Research Satellite A; examined Van Allen belts, solar particles, aurora. Spacecraft engaged in research and exploration of the upper atmosphere or outer space (US Cat B).



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